Sings the Songs That Made Him Famous

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Johnny Cash Sings the Songs That Made Him Famous
Studio album by Johnny Cash
Released November 13, 1958 (1958-11-13)
Recorded April 2, 1956 – July 10, 1958
Genre Country
Length Original: 28:57
Re-issue: 38:08
Label Sun
Producer Sam Phillips
Jack Clement
Johnny Cash chronology
Johnny Cash with His Hot and Blue Guitar
(1957)
Sings the Songs that Made Him Famous
(1958)
The Fabulous Johnny Cash
(1959)
Singles from Johnny Cash Sings the Songs That Made Him Famous
  1. "There You Go"
    Released: 1956
  2. "Next in Line"
    Released: 1957
  3. "Home of the Blues"
    Released: August 10, 1957
  4. "Ballad of a Teenage Queen"
    Released: January 6, 1958
  5. "Big River"
    Released: March 1958
  6. "Guess Things Happen That Way"
    Released: May 19, 1958
  7. "The Ways of a Woman in Love"
    Released: 1958
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Johnny Cash Sings the Songs That Made Him Famous is the second album by singer Johnny Cash. It was originally released on 13 November 1958, but later re-issued in 2003, under the label Varèse Sarabande, with four different versions of tracks already present on the original LP as a bonus.

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Ballad of a Teenage Queen" (Jack Clement) – 2:13
  2. "There You Go" (Cash) – 2:19
  3. "I Walk the Line" (Cash) – 2:46
  4. "Don't Make Me Go" (Cash) – 2:31
  5. "Train of Love" (Cash) – 2:24
  6. "Guess Things Happen That Way" (Clement) – 1:52
  7. "The Ways of a Woman in Love" (Bill Justis, Charlie Rich) – 2:16
  8. "Next in Line" (Cash) – 2:49
  9. "You're the Nearest Thing to Heaven" (Jim Atkins, Cash, Hoyt Johnson) – 2:42
  10. "I Can't Help It (If I'm Still in Love With You)" (Hank Williams) – 1:49
  11. "Home of the Blues" (Cash, Glen Douglas, Vic McAlpin) – 2:41
  12. "Big River" (Cash) – 2:35

Bonus tracks[edit]

  1. "Don't Make Me Go" (Cash) – 2:30
  2. "The Ways of a Woman in Love" (Justis, Rich) – 2:28
  3. "Ballad of a Teenage Queen" (Clement) – 2:15
  4. "Guess Things Happen That Way" (Clement) – 1:58

Personnel[edit]

  • Johnny Cash — Main Performer, Vocals and Guitar
  • Luther Perkins - Guitar
  • Marshall Grant - Bass
  • Sam Phillips - Producer
  • Jack Clement - Producer
  • Cary E. Mansfield — Reissue Producer
  • Bill Dahl — Liner Notes, Reissue Producer
  • Dan Hersch — Digital Remastering
  • Bill Pitzonka — Reissue Art Director

Charts[edit]

Singles - Billboard (North America)

Year Single Chart Position
1956 "There You Go" Country Singles 1
1957 "Don't Make Me Go" Country Singles 9
1957 "Home of the Blues" Country Singles 3
1957 "Home of the Blues" Pop Singles 88
1957 "Next in Line" Country Singles 9
1957 "Next in Line" Pop Singles 99
1957 "Train of Love" Country Singles 7
1958 "Ballad of a Teenage Queen" Country Singles 1
1958 "Ballad of a Teenage Queen" Pop Singles 14
1958 "Big River" Country Singles 4
1958 "Big River" Pop Singles 14
1958 "Guess Things Happen That Way" Country Singles 1
1958 "Guess Things Happen That Way" Pop Singles 11
1958 "The Ways of a Woman in Love" Country Singles 2
1958 "The Ways of a Woman in Love" Pop Singles 24
1958 "You're the Nearest Thing to Heaven" Country Singles 5
1958 "You're the Nearest Thing to Heaven" Pop Singles 24

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